Private First Class Matthew C. Colin, of Navarre, Florida, died on November 16, 2011, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Private First Class Colin was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
By virtue of the power and authority vested in me by 4 U.S.C. § 7(m), as amended on June 29, 2007, and the laws and Constitution of the State of Florida, I do hereby proclaim and direct as follows:
1. All State and National flags shall be flown at half-staff at the County Courthouse of Santa Rosa County, Florida, on November 29, 2011, in honor of Private First Class Matthew C. Colin.
2. The State and National flags at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida, shall also be flown at half-staff on November 29, 2011, in honor of Private First Class Matthew C. Colin.